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he saw and did. what he recommended was focused. means related to end us. 0-- ends. we are emerging from some of the longest wars in american history. victory never determined by when we could win, but when could we leave. extrication is not the metric that you want to evaluate the performance and behavior of the most consequential power on earth. barack obama is the great extricate her. his role is to get americans out of conflicts, not get them into new ones. cruel and unforgiving assessment. >> thank you, aaron. [applause]>> we will take it from your rebuttal. we will now have a three-minute rebuttal from liana. we will leave it to josh to do that rebuttal. >> i will say couple of things quickly. first, with all due respect to the presidency, it is not up to him or the president what history provides. history presents challenges, whether he wants to do the great indicator -- it is not up to him. history will operate the way it does. we will assess the various challenges on their own. secondly, i understand the problem of knowledge and ignorance and personal and political life and
. >> on the next "washington journal, historian and author douglas brinkley talks about the second terms of u.s. presidents and windy ginsburg from the u.s. research office discusses the perks and benefits of the former presidents of the united states including pensions, offices and libraries. "washington journal" live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. next, a rally for climate change from earlier today on the national mall. speakers included rhode island senator sheldon witehouse, van jones and ago tris rosario dawson. the rally was organized by self groups including the sierra club, 350.org and the hip-hop caucus. this is about an hour and a half. ♪ snoor somebody make some noise! [cheers and applause] >> come on. come on. you can do better than that. this is like calcutta. we have to get warm. give it up right now. y'all are ready. y'all are ready. if you say no, make some noise! [cheers and applause] >> let's do it, wherever you are, give us some music! come on! >> oh, yeah, let's go! come on. if i say no, you say no. no. no. pipeline. here we go. here we go. p let's go! no! >> no. >> no. >
makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress." "it is my task," he said, "to report the state of the union -- to improve it is the task of us all." tonight, thanks to the grit and determination of the american people, there is much progress to report. after a decade of grinding war, our brave men and women in uniform are coming home. [applause] after years of grueling recession, our businesses have created over six million new jobs. we buy more american cars than we have in five years, and less foreign oil than we have in twenty. [applause] our housing market is healing, our stock market is rebounding, and consumers, patients, and homeowners enjoy stronger protections than ever before. [applause] together, we have cleared away the rubble of crisis, and can say with renewed confidence that the state of our union is stronger. [applause] but we gather here knowing that there are millions of americans whose hard work and dedication have not yet been rewarded. our economy is adding jobs -- but too many people still can't find full-time employment. corporate profits have rocketed to
allowed us to think about defining our economy and, in fact, we are. think about ohio. when you leave ohio, you say to people, "what do they do in ohio?" well, you know, they're all manufacturing. well, we love manufacturing or agriculture, we love farming, but jobsohio has led us begin to think about things like bio- health, automotive, advanced manufacturing, polymers and chemicals, financial services -- number two in property and casualty in the country. there's nothing that's happening more exciting than in the area of it. aerospace, where we're now beginning to work in the dayton area thinking about being able to fly unmanned vehicles. in the area of agribusiness and, of course, energy, which has us all excited, and logistics. you see, if you have many different areas that you target, when one part of the economy goes down, it doesn't mean it sinks your state. and so jobsohio has been able to work to diversify us and it's clearly working. and now that we're funded, we think we're even going to get more out of jobs ohio than we've seen so far. we also moved directly in the direction of
, that is a category being used by unconscionable backlogs. it >> we could allocate those two pieces to the higher priority something i disagree with of the report is the best -- the guest worker program. i know this report came up a few years ago. the cooks 15 years. it cooks in my state in idaho, at least two dairy farmers have experienced of the last couple of years. in one of the 40 employees did not work to work for the employees and the other 1 come up 57 did not qualify. a they fired all of the employees and they went ahead and asked for people to come market the dairy. they could not find a single person who applied for the position who spoke english. the they do not know if the proposal hired or legal and illegal. they had that done the i nine audits. how could they say we do not have a need it. as a large number of employees. not a single person that smoking laws apply for the position. >> i do not know the circumstances. i would say it is true that in some agricultural areas, in the rural areas where agricultural as, they have become dependent on the assumption they can recruit from the
that the debate surrounding the sequester will become a diversion from the real problem facing us. the time for partial and temporary solutions is well past. what we need is a collective acknowledgment of the problem and they comprehensive, joint effort to reach a long-term resolution. anything short of that will place the american economy on an irreversible, downward path. we will hear about the past consequences of the impending cuts. i do not doubt that they will be painful to bear. if there is a way to mitigate the pain,i'm open to discussion. i believe it is important to emphasize that the sequester of whatever temporary solution we have made is just a precursor to the main event. thank you. >> thank you, senator shelby. we will go to the panel. i am going to explain how this is going to work. we would have begin with omb and wrap up with national security. in the interest of time and efficacy, we will have one panel and be able to ask questions where we can get cross communication going. we will start with you and then secretary donovan and secretary napolitano. we will go to question
and let us know that. >> you have my commitment. >> thank you so much. again, thank you for your dedication and service to us. thank you. >> thank you, welcome. i echo the comments made by my colleagues of appreciations for your service and stellar credentials. and given confidence by the fact you work so closely in the past because i think the centcom, africom challenges have enough a lot of overlap and that should give us confidence as well. i think i'll stay with general rodriguez a few questions. africom has an unusual mission. your deputy commander is the state department official and it is a heavily focused on partnerships with other agencies and the training -- and that other governments. i'd like to talk about that unusual nature and your own background as if they seek to alter the environment. >> as you said, is to find a bit differently than combatant commands and has more agency people assigned to head orders may think all of that is a great benet to the organization who stretches and reaches across the agency in an effort that is required to be done that way in that i
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